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Dubai's own naked chef handed 3-month sentence

Syrian cook stripped in front of job seeker during interview at Dubai hotel

Dubai's own naked chef handed 3-month sentence
The cook denied a charge of sexual assault when he appeared in court in February (Image for illustrative purposes only).

A Dubai hotel cook who stripped off his clothes in front of a female job seeker has been sentenced to three months in prison.

The 34-year old Syrian, met JS, a 27-year-old Philippines national, at the hotel restaurant where he worked on November 10 when she sought his help in finding a job, UAE daily The National reported.

The Filipino told the Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance that two days after the meeting the cook called her at about 11pm and invited her out. He then asked her to accompany him to his home in Al Riqqa to check her employment papers."I was surprised that he locked the door then took off his clothes," she told prosecutors.

The cook then kissed her and tried to force her to lay down on the bed but she pushed him away and threatened to scream for help. "It was then that he opened the door and let me out," she told the court.

The cook denied a charge of sexual assault when he appeared in court in February.

He will be deported following his prison term, according to the newspaper report.

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always amazed 8 years ago

Sorry to say - but who the heck goes out with someone at 11pm at night - then back to his house (alone!!) for him to look at her job papers??
What did she think was on his mind?
Baking a cake??

eddie 8 years ago

LOL 11pm at night to look at job papers???? that too alone at his house? what a made up story!!!

Adnan 8 years ago

Another brilliant piece of reporting by Arabian Business. i thought I was on 7days' website for a second...

Prad 8 years ago

@always amazed - when you're desperate for a job because people are depending on your income, you will follow someone at 11pm, hoping and praying that they are genuinely looking to help you.

Its amazing how a Syrian would risk deportation at a time like this !!

hesham 8 years ago

syria had less problem that this boy also added some hahahahahahah,,,, arabian business when has not enough news ,searches in the courts, there thousands of such cases this was the best this guy should receive peace noble as he opened the luck finally